Cumberland High School presents senior awards

Cumberland High School presents senior awards

From left, Nicole Gonzalez, guidance counselor Julie Butler, and Jany Gonzalez gather in the lobby of the Providence Performing Arts Center before the Cumberland High School Class of 2018 graduation on Monday night. Nicole will be attending Boston University in the fall, and Jany will attend the College of the Holy Cross. (Breeze photos by Robert Emerson)

CUMBERLAND – The following awards were presented at Cumberland High School’s Senior Awards Night on June 4.

Student Government Awards

• Outstanding Achievement in Leadership: Hannah Ballou

• President Outstanding Achievement: Serena Fox

Public Safety Awards

• Cumberland Fraternal Order of Police and Fraternal Order of Police Association: Robert Larence and Thomas Mefford

• FOP/FOPA Memorial Scholarship: Nicholas Dale, Alexandra Pina, Bethany St. Jean

• Cumberland Firefighter’s Local 2722 Steven Garon Memorial Scholarship: Spencer Creamer

CHS Academic Awards

English Department Awards

• Excellence in English: DeAndra Gayle, Josef Madour

• Excellence in Academic Writing: Hannah Ballou

• Excellence in Creative Writing: Alexandria Santos

• The Valley Breeze Scholarship: Corey Earnshaw

Social Studies Department Awards

• Excellence in Social Studies: Cassidy Carr, Matthew Tyler

• Pell Award: Caroline Squizzero

• Law Pathway CHS: Caleb Butler, Nicholas Morey, Jonathan Percy, Drew Szafranski

• Model Legislature: Cassidy Doris

• Senior Oratorical: Isabella Alger, Sarah Bezak, Caroline Froment, Taylor Gawel, Nicole Gonzalez, Natalie Hartsfield, Kayala Kelliher, Ana O’Callaghan, Alexandria Santos, Joshua Smith, Jordan Stanford, Sheridan Tripp, Brad Zanfardino

Mathematics Department Awards

• Excellence in Mathematics: Alli Mowry, Griffin Lamoureux

• AMS Award for Outstanding Achievement in Mathematics: Josef Madour

• Rhode Island Math League “Top in School” Award: Josef Madour

Science Department Awards

• Outstanding Senior in Science: Griffin Lamoureux

• Project Lead the Way(PLTW) Biomedical Science Pathway: Kirstin Borczynski, Samantha Buskey, Julia Currie, Stephanie Erickson, Nicole Gonzalez, Stephanie Jackson, Ana O’Callaghan, Kayla Paquette, Jack Robbins, Gletzenia Sicaju, Kailey Vinacco, Ryan Whalen

• Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Basic Training Course: Spencer Creamer, Stephanie Erickson, Keri Mitchell, Madison Saraiva

Unified Arts Awards

Choral

• Senior Clef Singers Award: Daniel LaRocca

• Oustanding Performers (Clef Singers): Aashita Mathur, Kathleen Maya

• Senior Chorus Award: Melissa Sicaju

• Rookie of the Year (Chorus): Derrick Butler

• Nectar Lennox Award: Breana Abilheira-Cargill

• Most Improved: Michael Minot

• Outstanding Musician: James Irons

Dance

• Excellence in Dance: Hannah Ballou

Music - Band

• Senior Band Member Award: Hailey Houle

• Outstanding Musicianship: Alyssa Levesque

• Band Leadership: Daniel LaRocca

• Most Improved: Samantha Murphy

• Band MVP: Ciaren Claveria

• Theater Excellence Award: James Irons

Visual Arts

• Innovative Artist Award: Aashita Mathur

• Studio Work Ethic Award: Alexandra Pina

• Dedication to Craft Award: Megan Weiner

Physical Education

• Excellence in Physical Education: Sarah Brochu, Matt Remavich

• The Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete Award: Kailey Vinacco, Jeffrey Ferriera

National, State and Local Awards

• AP Scholar: Shane Jacksonski, Alexandra Santos, Caroline Squizzero

• AP Scholar with Honor: Cassidy Doris, Matthew Tyler

• AP Scholar with Distinction: Hannah Ballou, Dev Ramesh

• Perfect Attendance (for Grades 9-12): DeAndra Gayle, Clarice Poku, Melissa Sicaju

• Freshmen Mentor Awards: Meghan Welsh

• “Be the Change” - Citizenship Award: Serena Fox

• Clipper Academic Excellence Award: Alli Mowry

• Clipper Pride Award: Hannah Ballou

Scholarships

• Albertina de Jesus Rodrigues Memorial Award: Madison Saraiva

• Alpha Delta Kappa Eta Chapter Cumberland, RI Scholarship: Alli Mowry

• The Rev. William Blackstone Scholarship: Josef Madour, Meghan Welsh

• Cumberland Beagle Club Community Service Award: Sarah Brochu

• CHS Choral Music Scholarships: James Irons, Natalie Hartsfield

• The Cumberland Education Foundation Scholarship: Rachel Grady, Josef Madour

• The Cumberland Education Foundation The Rose McCabe Hogue Memorial Scholarship: Alli Mowry

• Cumberland Grange #2 Memorial Scholarship: Madison Saraiva

• Cumberland-Lincoln Rotary Club Scholarship: Alexandra Pina, Madison Saraiva

• Cumberland Lions Club Scholarship: Sarah Brochu

• Cumberland Lions Club Felix De Lima Scholarship: Madison Saraiva

• Cumberland Municipal Employees Credit Union J. Richard Charland Memorial Scholarship: Josef Madour

• Cumberland Municipal Employees Credit Union Jacqueline Crowley Scholarship: Bethany St.Jean

• Cumberland School Volunteers Community Service Award: Meghan Welsh

• Cumberland Teachers Association Scholarship: Josef Madour, Bethany St. Jean

• Cumberland Youth Baseball/Softball League Scholarship: Jocelyn Bodington, Spencer Creamer, Renae Lacroix, Alexandra Pina, Jacob Ray, Evan Shaw, Jordan Stanford

• The Doris and Rene Beauregard Memorial Scholarship: Spencer Creamer

• Dr. Day Care Learning Scholarship: Brian Loureiro

• The Margaret Stearns Service Award: Josef Madour, Madison Saraiva

• Michael J. Gannon Memorial Scholarship: Shannon Fogerty, Josef Madour

• The Honey Dew Scholarship: Sarah Brochu

• Laurel Fanning Lasko Memorial Scholarship: Sarah Brochu, Alli Mowry

• Raymond J. Loynds Memorial Scholarship: Alexandra Pina

• Navigant Credit Union Scholarship: Rachel Grady

• Northern Rhode Island Board of Realtors: Griffin Lamoureux

• Rhode Island Red Sox Service Scholarship: Josef Madour

• Sodexo Scholarship: Sarah Brochu

• Maria Forte-Tocco Memorial Scholarship: Sarah Brochu, Brian Loureirom, Alli Mowry, Brad Zanfardino

• Wood Memorial Scholarship: Alexandra Pina, Tara Pires, Nicole V. Rios

• James and Jean Schofield Madden Scholarship: Thomas Niedzwiadek

New graduate James Irons shows his diploma to the audience as he exits the stage during the graduation on Monday night.